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CFP: Legitimating Cultures, Cultures of Legitimacy (Romania) (5/15/06; 11/23/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Laura Savu

LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
To: CFP_at_english.upenn.edu

  LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY:
  AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
   
  Bucharest University, Romania
    November 23-25, 2006
   
  Organizers:
    Mircea Martin, Bucharest University, Romania
  Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
   
    The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for addressing issues related to the notion of "legitimacy" across discourses, cultural practices, and traditions. We are primarily interested in papers theorizing the construction and representation of the "legitimate?" in particular contexts.
  

CFP: Businesswomen in Ethnic American Fiction (3/24/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
harris8_at_fas.harvard.edu

Businesswomen in Ethnic American Fiction

For a proposed special session at the MLA, we are looking for papers that
address the figure of the businesswoman or female entrepreneur in ethnic
American fiction. Recent historical scholarship has emphasized the ways that
African American and immigrant women have contributed to the development of
fashion, beauty, and other industries from the turn of the century onward.
This panel will examine how such women are depicted in ethnic American
literature.

Please send a brief abstract and c.v. to Lori Harrison-Kahan at
harris8_at_fas.harvard.edu by March 24, 2006.

CFP: Mothers and Motherhood as National Allegory (6/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Lisa E. Bernstein

CFP: Mothers and Motherhood as National Allegory (06/15/2006;
collection)

For an Edited Collection tentatively entitled (M)Othering the Nation:
Constructing and Resisting Regional and National Allegories Through the
Maternal Body, edited by Lisa Bernstein and Pamela Monaco.

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (UK) (4/21/06; 5/27/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Elizabeth Andrews

UPDATED INFORMATION:

Please note that DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 21ST
APRIL 2006.

The organisers of the following conference are delighted to inform
prospective attendees that a publisher has expressed an interest in
releasing a collection of edited essays or proceedings from the
Fashioning Fiction conference. We also have organised a celidh in The
Queen's Hotel: http://www.queenshotelscotland.com/ . For further
information visit www.fashioningfiction.stir.ac.uk .

CFP: Literature in Times of Violence (India) (5/31/06; MELUS-India, 3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:18pm
Manju Jaidka

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT - 2007=20

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MELUS-INDIA

(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United =
States - India Chapter) =20

&

MELOW=20

(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World)

 will hold a conference on

 LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE

in Chandigarh, tentative date: March 2007

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THEME FOR MELUS-INDIA: =20

"LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE: THE AMERICAN RESPONSE"

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THEME FOR MELOW:

"CONTEMPORARY WORLD LITERATURES IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE"

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CFP: Modernity: The Crisis of Value and Judgement (Romania) (3/30/06; 6/1/06-6/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Ioana Luca

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
"MODERNITY: THE CRISIS OF VALUE AND JUDGEMENT"
Bucharest, 1- 3 June, 2006: Literary and Cultural
Studies
Bucharest, 23-24 June, 2006: Linguistics

The Annual Conference of the English Department of the
University of
Bucharest will take place in June, 2006:

1.LITERARY & CULTURAL STUDIES: 1-3 June, 2006
2.LINGUISTICS: 23-24 June, 2006.

CFP: Harvard Celtic Colloquium (5/1/06; 10/6/06-10/8/06)

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Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Aled Llion Jones

*Call for PaperS ***
 
The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University,
invites proposals for papers or works-in-progress at the *Twenty-Sixth
Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium, October 6-8, 2006.*
 
We welcome proposals for papers on topics which relate directly to
Celtic studies (Celtic languages and literatures in any phase; cultural,
historical, or social science topics; theoretical perspectives, etc.).
Papers concerning interdisciplinary research with a Celtic focus are
also invited.
 
Further information: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~hcc/

CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Skaff, Sheila

CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06, M/MLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)
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"Media Exhibition" at the Midwest Modern Language Association Convention =
in Chicago, Illinois, November 9-12, 2006

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This panel seeks to examine all aspects of language use in media =
exhibition. Papers that deal with media exhibition in bilingual =
communities, language in media history and high-low culture are =
particularly welcome; however, submissions on all topics pertaining to =
the exhibition of cinema, video and multimedia in the public and private =
spheres are welcome.=20

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Please send abstracts by April 15 to Sheila Skaff at sskaff_at_utep.edu.

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